Meet the Technical Service Team

Technical Advisor - Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials

Sam Avlonitis is the technical advisor for Additive Manufacturing and Advanced Materials in the College of Science and Engineering. Providing technical and laboratory support for students, lecturers and researchers

Technician - Biomedical Science

Mary joined The College of Science and Engineering at the University of Derby in December 2019 to be part of the technical team supporting the delivery of practical classes in Biomedical & Forensic Science. 

Richard Bostock in studio next to a keyboard and mixing desk.
Technical Team Leader - Engineering & Technology

Richard is Technical Team Leader based at the Markeaton Street campus. He has operational responsibility for technical services and research across the College of Science and Engineering. He has worked as a technician for over 20 years with experience of working in different subject and discipline areas.

Technical Advisor - Photography

Chris is a technician at the University who predominately works with Photography and Fine Art students. 

Helen sitting at a desk, smiling
Senior Simulation & Clinical Skills Technician

Helen Clarke is the Senior Simulation and Clinical Skills Technician for Health, Psychology and Social Care at the University of Derby. She works across disciplines within Nursing, Midwifery, Diagnostic Imaging and Allied Health.

Anita Cobourne stood on the balcony at Markeaton Street.
Team Leader for Creative Media

Anita is a Team Leader in Creative Media. She works across the College of Arts supporting both staff and students with their learning and teaching resources required for Media courses.

Technician of Biomedical and Forensic Science

As a laboratory technician, Martin's role is primarily focused on delivering practical classes for all levels of learning at the university, as well as supervising and assisting lab-based projects. He is mainly involved in chemistry-based procedures for the Forensics, Biomedical science, and Human Biology courses, though he also engages in molecular biology labs and fieldwork as well.

Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science Technician

Anya is a Sport, Outdoor and Exercise Science technician with a focus on biomechanics and performance analysis. 

Technical Instructor Supporting the Theatre Arts Programmes at Derby Theatre

Leanne manages theatre productions and guides the students through various production roles, from set design, set construction, stage management and technical theatre.

Technician: Clinical Skills and Simulation

Selina is the Clinical Skills & Simulation Technician who works predominantly out of the St Helena, Chesterfield Campus. She manages the day to day running of the site and provides technical support across the College of Health and Social Care.